Main definitions of willy in US English:

: willy1willy2

willy1

(also willie)

noun

British
informal
  • A man's penis.

Origin

Early 20th century: pet form of the given name William.

Pronunciation

willy

/ˈwilē//ˈwɪli/

Main definitions of willy in US English:

: willy1willy2

willy2

noun

NZ, Australian
informal
  • A sudden outburst of anger or annoyance.

Phrases

  • chuck (or throw) a willy

    • informal Display sudden anger.

      ‘he chucks a willy when I ask him if he is ready to say sorry’
      • ‘Although you have cast dispersions on my integrity, I will not throw a willy.’
      • ‘Royce'd throw a willy if he caught you out here.’
      • ‘"Are you quite certain you didn't put it there? Innocently, I mean, just hoping she'd throw a willy."’
      • ‘Most receivers just don't like the cloud storage, and chuck a willy.’
      • ‘Maynard will chuck a willy if you compare them to each other.’

Origin

1930s: perhaps from willy-willy.

Pronunciation

willy

/ˈwilē//ˈwɪli/